everlasting etymology

English word everlasting comes from English ever, English lasting

Detailed word origin of everlasting

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ever English (eng) (epidemiology) Occurring at any time, occurring even but once during a timespan. (informal) As intensifier following an interrogative word.. Always.. At any time.. In any way. (dialectal, and, informal).
lasting English (eng) Persisting for an extended period of time. A durable woollen material formerly used for women's shoes; everlasting.. The act or process of shaping on a last.. Continuance; endurance.
everlasting English (eng) (colloquial) Extremely. (historical) A durable cloth fabric for shoes, etc.. An everlasting flower. (philosophy) Existing with infinite temporal duration (as opposed to existence outside of time).. Continuing indefinitely, or during a long period; perpetual; sometimes used, colloquially, as a strong intensive.. Lasting or enduring forever; existing or continuing without end.

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